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image SM volume 60/ 98 (120)

Reference number

SM volume 60/ 98 (120)

Purpose

[27] Variant design for north entrance front

Aspect

A View of Ramsey Abbey with the Additions

Inscribed

as above

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields Augt 23 / 1804

Medium and dimensions

Pen, warm sepia, blue and green washes, with muti-ruled and blue wash border, on laid paper (322 x 320)

Hand

Soane office

Notes

The rather pleasing austerity of drawing [26] has been modified by the introduction of Y-tracery to the lancet windows.

Level

Drawing

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